# ROUNDUP function

Rounds a number up, away from 0 (zero).

## Syntax

ROUNDUP(number,num_digits)

Argument

Description

Remarks

number

Any real number that you want rounded up.

• None.

num_digits

The number of digits to which you want to round number.

• If num_digits is greater than 0 (zero), then number is rounded up to the specified number of decimal places.

• If num_digits is 0, then number is rounded up to the nearest integer.

• If num_digits is less than 0, then number is rounded up to the left of the decimal point.

## General remarks

ROUNDUP behaves like ROUND, except that it always rounds a number up.

## Example

To make the following example easier to understand, you can copy the data to a blank sheet and then enter the function underneath the data. Do not select the row or column headings (1, 2, 3... A, B, C...) when you copy the sample data to a blank sheet.

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 A B Formula Description (Result) =ROUNDUP(3.2,0) Rounds 3.2 up to zero decimal places (4) =ROUNDUP(76.9,0) Rounds 76.9 up to zero decimal places (77) =ROUNDUP(3.14159,3) Rounds 3.14159 up to three decimal places (3.142) =ROUNDUP(-3.14159,1) Rounds -3.14159 up to one decimal place (-3.2) =ROUNDUP(31415.92654,-2) Rounds 31415.92654 up to 2 decimal places to the left of the decimal (31500)
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